The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Office is responsible for the development and implementation of programs aimed at protecting the safety and well-being of the University community as well as maintaining compliance with Federal, state and local occupational safety and health and environmental regulations. The EHS office manages the chemical safety, occupational safety, biosafety, industrial hygiene, hazardous waste, asbestos, radon, and indoor air quality programs.
The American Chemical Society recently published risk assessment guidance for research laboratories. Click on this link to access a copy of the document.
|Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene|
EHS Weekly Calendar
|Dec 13||Lab Inspections - GSO|
|Monday||Dec 16||Lab Inspections - GSO|
HAZCOM Training - Alton Jones
Watch our lab safety training video! Great for the beginning of the semester. See the Lab Safety Orientation link under Resources or click below.
“Every member of the faculty, staff, and student body at the University is responsible for complying with established health and safety regulations, for taking necessary precautions to prevent injury to one’s self and to others, for promptly reporting all accidents, injuries, hazardous conditions, practices, and operating procedures to the Environmental Health and
Safety Office and for constantly practicing sound safety principles in whatever activities are undertaken on campus.”
Environmental Health & Safety
Office: 177 Plains Road
Kingston, RI 02881